In this week's post, we aim at re-framing and re-configuring the practice of platform design in light of the global transformation we’re living at the civilization level: a complex and continuous quest.
How can we carry on talking about the mechanics of platforms and the potential of ecosystems if we don’t contextualize it?
How can we ensure that platform-thinking becomes functional to enacting the new types of strategies and solutions that we need today and tomorrow, and not in the past?
What meaning would our work have, and what kind of monumental mistakes could platform shapers make if we don’t?
This week's issue in brief:
Read it here.
- The global context is rapidly changing, entering an age of growing unpredictability
- The story that unfolds for citizens, designers, employees and everyone else requires agency, involvement, experimentation and will transform many layers of society
- Platform thinking is essential at all of these layers: transforming the role of global organizations and enabling a glocal hardening of the economy